Deminers released, health workers still held
06/07/09 14:01 Filed in: Security Incident
The sixteen humanitarian deminers kidnapped in Afghanistan on Saturday have been released
. Apparently tribal local tribal elders were able to negotiate the release of the team.
Two Afghan staff from the Netherlands based HealthNet TPO (HNI) who were also kidnapped on Saturday in nearby Khost province remain unaccounted for.